Press Release: 345 projects nominated for WSIS Prizes 2017- Online voting open until 30 April 2017

Geneva, 11 April 2017 – ITU has released the final list of 345 information and communication technology (ICT) success stories selected for consideration by the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes 2017. These were chosen following a comprehensive review of close to 500 projects submitted by the WSIS stakeholder community and nominated by an expert group. This is by far the highest number of submissions since the annual WSIS Prizes initiative was launched six years ago.

Stakeholders are invited to vote until 30 April 2017 for their favorite entry at the WSIS Prizes 2017 website. Based on the results, winning projects will be selected by the expert group from among the five projects that have received the most votes in each of the 18 prize categories.

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